Clock of Flowing Time

The Clock of Flowing Time (German: Uhr der fließenden Zeit)[1] is a 13 meter high water clock extending over three floors in the Berlin Europa-Center. The clock was designed by the French artist Bernard Gitton and set up in 1982.

The Clock of Flowing Time in Berlin

The water clock displays the time by filling glass spheres with brightly colored liquid, in a cycle that repeats every 12 hours. The whole system is controlled by a pendulum swinging in the lower half of the clock.[2]


  1. "Uhr der fliessenden Zeit (Clock Of Flowing Time) (Berlin) - 2019 All You Need to Know BEFORE You Go (with Photos)". TripAdvisor. Retrieved 2019-12-04.
  2. Ermengem, Kristiaan Van. "Europa Center, Berlin". A View On Cities. Retrieved 2019-12-04.